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CTEGD Symposium

25th Annual Molecular Parasitology/Vector Biology Symposium

April 28 - 29, 2015
UGA Hotel & Conference Center

To celebrate the 25th year, the symposium will be extended by a full day and will expand internationally by including the Japanese delegation. More information will be available in January.

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Global Diseases: Voices from the Vanguard

Harold Jaffe

January 17, 2015 - 5:30-6:30
UGA Chapel

Harold Jaffe, associate director of science at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, will give a talk entitled, "CDC, Hollywood and the early days of AIDS in the U.S." A reception will follow.

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Graduate Student Training

CTEGD is one of UGA’s most prominent biomedical research and training programs. Students in CTEGD have the choice of 21 laboratories that work at the very forefront of global health.

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Employment Opportunities

Find current employment openings for a variety of research positions.

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CTEGD Members

CTEGD is a research unit at UGA that brings together interdisciplinary researchers from the Departments of Cellular Biology, Microbiology, Genetics, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Entomology, Infectious Diseases, Ecology, and Food Safety.

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Upcoming Events

8:30 am RiP: Moore Lab @ Paul C. Coverdell Building, room 175
RiP: Moore Lab @ Paul C. Coverdell Building, room 175
Feb 2 @ 8:30 am
11:00 am Darwin Lecturer @ Coverdell Center Room 175
Darwin Lecturer @ Coverdell Center Room 175
Feb 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Indefatigable Naturalists: Wallace and Darwin on the Evolutionary Trail Dr. James Costs Department of Biology, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee Co-sponsored by the Department of Cellular Biology and Division of Biological...
11:00 am Cell Biology Seminar @ Coverdell Center Room 175
Cell Biology Seminar @ Coverdell Center Room 175
Feb 10 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Untying the Gordian Knot: Evolution of the Eukaryotic Cell Dr. Mark Farmer Department of Cellular Biology, The University of Georgia,...

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Wellcome Trust funds Chagas disease drug discovery project
Jan 28, 2015

Dr. Rick Tarleton, in collaboration with Anacor Pharmaceuticals, was successful in having their Chagas disease drug discovery project funded by the Wellcome Trust. The objective of the project is to deliver a new drug candidate ready to enter clinical trials by 2016.

Microscopy Image Wins 5th Place
Oct 30, 2014

Microscopy image taken by Dr. Muthugapatti Kandasamy, director of the Biomedical Microscopy Core, wins 5th place at the 40th Anniversary Nikon Small World Contest.

Student Spotlight: Briana Flaherty
Oct 29, 2014

Briana Flaherty, a T32 Training Grant graduate student in David Peterson's laboratory, shares about her studies at UGA and her capstone experience in Kenya.

Who We Are

The Center for Tropical and Emerging Global Diseases (CTEGD) of the University of Georgia is a university-wide, interdisciplinary center established in 1998 to foster research, education and service related to tropical and emerging global infectious diseases.

Based on a strong foundation of parasitology, immunology, cellular and molecular biology, biochemistry and genetics, CTEGD’s 20 faculty are from seven departments in three colleges.

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